Natalie Cole to Join QM2 Blue Note Jazz Cruise


Cunard reports that multiple Grammy Award-winning vocalist Natalie Cole will headline the first-ever Blue Note jazz themed cruise, which will debut on Cunard’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, on Oct. 29.

Cole will join a roster of venerable jazz musicians on this special transatlantic crossing, including Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and record producer Robert Glasper, acclaimed trumpet player Keyon Harrold, tenor saxophonist Marcus Strickland, guitarist Lionel Loueke, bassist Derrick Hodge and drummer Kendrick Scott.

In addition to these celebrated musicians and others, the Blue Note Jazz at Sea sailing will also feature intimate jazz performances by Blue Note’s 75th anniversary supergroup, Our Point of View, as well as a Q&A with Grammy Award-winning producer and president of Blue Note, Don Was.